BANK OF IRELAND LEINSTER SENIOR LEAGUE CUP AND SHIELD FINALS…
January 14, 2015 12:00 am client
Ahead of the European Champions Cup clash between Leinster and Castres on Saturday 17th January, the finals of the Bank of Ireland Leinster Senior League Cup and Shield will take place in a double header in Donnybrook…
This season’s Leinster Senior League Cup Final will feature the current Cup holders UCD and the current All Ireland League Champions Clontarf in the 129th edition of Leinster Rugby’s historic competition.
The Leinster Senior League Shield will feature Greystones who were narrowly beaten by Old Wesley in the inaugural Shield competition in 2011 and Wanderers, this season marks Wanderers return to the All Ireland League.
Path to the Cup Final – KO 3pm
CLONTARF defeated Trinity (19-14), Old Wesley (17-10) and Lansdowne (16-12) to reach the Semi-Final where they drew (28-28) with Old Belvedere to reach the final on a “Tie Breaker”
UCD defeated NUIM Barnhall (27-20) and Seapoint (76-0) and had a narrow win over Terenure in the Semi-Final (22 points to 18 points) – the same score line when they clashed in the previous years Cup Final.
Path to the Shield Final – KO 1.30pm
GREYSTONES defeated Tullamore in the Semi-Final by 23 points to 20 points, having topped Section A with wins over Naas (24-15), Wanderers (41-20) and DLSP (22-14).
WANDERERS won their Semi-Final clash with Skerries by 41 points to 24 points. In Section A they defeated Naas (29-14), DLSP (18-15) and lost to Greystones (41-20) to claim the runner up spot in Section A and thus qualified to play Section B winners Skerries in the Semi-final.
Price to get into matches: Adults €;10 Stand / Ground. Students / Children €;5.